El Cajon Homes for Sale

El Cajon is a community-focused town of just over 102,000, located east of San Diego. The downtown area is the anchor for the community with a welcoming arch entrance & a clock tower as the focal point. There are a variety of neighborhood styles in the city & a number of different El Cajon homes for sale available. There is a good inventory of short sale condominiums and townhomes for first time or investment buyers starting around $149,900 for a 2-bedroom, 1.5-bath unit.

El Cajon Real Estate Statistics

Average Home Price $727K
Lowest Price $2.3K
Highest Price $3.2M
Total Real Estate Listings 228
Avg. Days On Market 45
Avg. Price/SQFT $415

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San Diego Real Estate for Sale in El Cajon

El Cajon Homes for SaleShort sales also exist in single-family homes in El Cajon. A great starter home in Bostonia Acres at 845 square feet for 2 bedrooms and 1 bath lists for $199,900 at the time of this writing, and others are often available.

At the other end of the spectrum in the neighborhoods of Cottonwood Estates, Crest or Mount Laurel, for example, you may find a 2-story, 4-bedroom, 3.5-bath renovated home of 3,200 square feet for $700,000 or a custom estate with a pool for around $675,000. 

Horizon Hills or Blossom Valley offers luxury homes in the range of $1,000,000 and up. The style of homes is largely Mediterranean with stucco finishes and tile roofs with paver patios and driveways.

El Cajon Homes for Sale & Area Information

Homes for sale in El Cajon & AttractionsThe zip code for homes for sale in El Cajon is 92021. Because El Cajon is further inland from the Pacific, the climate is different than in San Diego. It is described as Mediterranean arid.

Interstate 8 runs right along El Cajon and leads to a merge with I-15 to the west. This provides an easy conduit to area attractions nearer to the San Diego metropolitan area like Balboa Park, the San Diego Zoo, and the Gaslamp Quarter. There are plenty of attractions closer in to El Cajon, too like outlet shopping and a resort and casino.

The City of El Cajon also provides a number of organized activities and sports leagues for all ages through its parks and recreation department. Fletcher Hills Center is the heart of the aquatics program while the Kennedy Center and Bostonia Center provide ample space for play in their gymnasium, ball fields and courts. There is plenty of open space for free play. Visit Kennedy Skatepark to home your skater skills.

School Information for El Cajon

El Cajon Homes & Condos for SaleThere are several public schools in the area. Some of these include: Crest, Jamacha, and Bostonia Elementary Schools; Los Coches Creek, Hillsdale, and Greenfield Middle Schools; Granite Hills, Steele Canyon, and El Cajon Valley High Schools.

Higher education is also readily available in the community at Grossmont College or within a reasonable driving distance at The University of California San Diego, University of San Diego, and San Diego State, just to name a few of many choices.

Call us at 619-665-5360 today, or contact us online to discuss your wish list for the perfect El Cajon home to suit your needs.

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